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Maggie Maes Vintage

Original 1940's Sublime Two Tone Crepe Dress With Illusion Cape - In Contrast Airforce & Powder Blue

Regular price $188.00 USD
Regular price Sale price $188.00 USD
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Vintage 1940's sublime two tone crepe dress with illusion cape in contrast airforce and powder blues. This piece is one of those garments that just makes your heart sing, a piece that brings all of the emotion of the era to its forefront. This dress oozes the classic wartime glamour of the period. It shares a classic 1940's silhouette and features a v neck front with illusion style overlay in contrast two tone crepe. It has a 3/4 length sleeve. It fastens to the front with 1 working button and 1 decorative button and a side metal zip fastening. It pulls in at the waist with a matching belt. The skirt has a stitched panel with a half pleated section creating the illusion of an almost hip swag. The skirt has lots of movement to it. The shoulder line is enhanced by internal shoulder pads which create that added definition to the silhouette. It features a ' Habern Frocks' label to the nape. 

This is a simply divine piece and looks great styled for both day and evening occasions with varying accessories and layers. A wonderful addition to any 1930's or 1940's wearers collection. If it fit us we definitely would not be parting with it. A great treat to yourself, friend or loved one. 

 

 


…Measurements 

 

Bust - 38'

Waist - 30'

Hips - 40'

Shoulder to Shoulder - 16'

Nape to Waist - 16'

Waist to Hem - 27'

Best Suited to a UK 10 small 12  

 

 


If you require any more measurements, please don't hesitate to send us a message. All garments are pinned to the mannequin for display purposes. 

 

 

 

 

Material : Crepe 

 

 

 

Label : ' Habern Frocks' 

 

 

 

 … Condition

 

Very Good Vintage Condition, flaws to note - Light marks to some of the crepe on the bodice and trim, a couple of tiny snags to the crepe. These flaws do not detract from  the wearability or look of the piece. It presents beautifully and is ready to wear. 

 

Accessories shown are for photography purposes only, and are not included in the sale. Some of our items may be shown with a petticoat these are not included in the sale. Many of our collections will be pinned to the mannequin to show the shape of the item more accurately. 

 

We are happy to offer worldwide shipping, please send us a message with the details and we will be happy to get you a shipping quote and approximate delivery times. 

 

I only allow returns or exchange on very rare occasions, where I have made an error.

 

You must contact us within 48 hours of receiving your order if you have an issue, if an exchange or refund is issued it must be sent back within 48 hours after our conversation. No refunds or exchanges will be given with issues based upon fit of a garment, please ensure you measure correctly and if you need more measurements than listed please don't hesitate to get in contact with us.

 

We have got a lovely shop in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, so many of the items listed in our online store will also be for sale there. Please message us if you would like to visit the shop our details are available online on Facebook or Instagram. 

 

 

 

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Buried in the cobbled streets of the historic town of Shrewsbury, Shropshire Maggie Mae’s Vintage stocks a wide selection of vintage clothing, accessories & textiles from the 1920’s through to the 1950’s. We now have a vintage lifestyle shop and house fabulous reproduction fashions and beauty products alongside our carefully curated original collections. Our shop is open 9.30 - 5.00 Tuesdays to Saturdays where you can find Maggie and her Team, private shopping experiences are also available. 2 - 3 Dogpole, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 1EN